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Great view! Tiny park!

Beautiful view of the Mississippi River, just don’t expect slides, swings, or most things found... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Gail G
Small park, Great view

This is a small park overlooking the Mississippi river. Although you are near the river, you are... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Randy O
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New Carlisle, Ohio
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Corner Franklin and 3rd Sts., Burlington, IA 52601
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Beautiful view of the Mississippi River, just don’t expect slides, swings, or most things found at,a park. Mosquito is a marvelous name for this park.....small but worth the stop

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Just a small spot, parking in the street. There are a few benches, great view . Good postcard material.

Thank Dorine K
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a small park overlooking the Mississippi river. Although you are near the river, you are more than 100 feet above it. You can see a lot of the river and the farming ground in Illinois across the river.

Thank Randy O
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Tiny park in north Burlington with a great view of the Mississippi River and the Great River Bridge. Street parking only.

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here at high noon on a 92 degree day. No mosquitoes and a beautiful view.! There is a railing and a coin operated telescope. Fence below lookout site so you don’t have to worry about kids being in danger of falling. Kinda cool...More

Thank D6449DNthomass
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a must if you are in Burlington, the views of the river are fantastic and it is a great place to just sit and enjoy.

Thank jamcrodii
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came here in May. Not knowing what to expect, I fell for the "there's no mosquitoes " line. Yes, there were! More views of the Mighty Mississippi!!

Thank TLaehn2011
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Tiny little park (that's why it's Mosquito park) not the bugs. Great view looking up river. Could sit here all day.

Thank Joebob747
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Over looking the Mississippi River this bluff is absolutely amazing view. It’s free. It’s gives you a sense of amazing the River snd God’s Wonders really are. It is snuggled in a very nice neighborhood amongst people who live along it. Breathtaking...and worth the quick...More

Thank JOHN S
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I waa thinking you can go picnic here but waa little disappointed because it is only for sightseeing. This park have a small area and have few chair and have two big binoculars which us fir viewing the lake and it is amazing. It is...More

Thank JLODARL
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Hrushikesh V
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Response from Dorine K | Reviewed this property |
This park is very small. You drive up to it and walk to the railing to enjoy the view.
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Angie M
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Response from Beatriz121 | Reviewed this property |
Mosquito Park is nothing more than a small grassy overlook that borders the street in a residential area. If there is no ramp right by the overlook, I'm quite certain one of the nearby driveways could be used to gain access... More
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